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CHRONICLE – Short sentences and behind the scenes of the political week, by Carl Meeus….
CHRONICLE – Short sentences and behind the scenes of the political week, by Carl Meeus.
To appease, you have to show authority
An adviser to Emmanuel Macron
The images of the President of the Republic in the provinces, even when he is welcomed by a concert of saucepans, are not bad for the Élysée. They correspond to the strategy designed to show a head of state in contact with his fellow citizens, listening and debating with them. The idea of resuming travel quickly imposed itself in relation to the temptation to stay locked up in the Castle to avoid controversy. “We must affirm a constancy and a presence, ***ures an adviser to Emmanuel Macron. A vacuum is a bad idea.
Even if there is an apparent contradiction between the expressed will to appease and the displacements which cause demonstrations even overflows? “To appease, you have to show authority.” Despite everything, the most satisfying images remain that of Perols, in the Hérault, when the Head of State was able to stroll quietly through its streets, unlike the concert of saucepans in Ganges. The second place was not planned…